GAME 3 BOSTON 104 beats CHICAGO 87 Bulls lead 2-1
Rajon Rondo believes he’ll be out at least a “couple weeks” as he recovers from a right thumb fracture suffered in Game 2 against the Celtics.
“I think it was an inbound pass over to Horford,” Rondo said. “And I swiped up to make a play on the ball and I knew right then and there there was something wrong with my thumb. I continued to play, obviously the adrenaline is crazy, but I continued to play and I didn’t think nothing of it. It was painful, but it’s the playoffs.”
GAME 3 CLEVELAND 119 beats INDIANA 114 Cavaliers lead 3-0
The Cleveland Cavaliers erased a 25-point halftime hole to beat the Indiana Pacers 119-114 on Thursday and go up 3-0 in their first-round series. It was the largest halftime deficit overcome in the history of the NBA playoffs. Cleveland trailed by as many as 26 points early in the third quarter.
GAME 3 MILWAUKEE 104 beats TORONTO 77 Bucks lead 2-1
“I still think we can win the series,” Lowry said. “It’s a terrible feeling, the way we got our ass beat. It’s a terrible feeling. [But] our confidence is not changed. We’ll be fine.”
GAME 3 MEMPHIS 105 beats San Antonio 94 Spurs lead 2-1